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Down by the bayou, in old Alabam

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Title
Down by the bayou, in old Alabam
Additional title: Down by the bayou where the cypress tree, waves over the water. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Lonely am the old plantation when the sunset dies. [first line]
Names
MacAlarney, Robert Emmett (Lyricist)
Haskins, Henry Stanley, 1875- (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: W. H. Anstead
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African Americans -- Alabama
African Americans
Nature
Bayous
Expectation (Psychology)
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to M. G. L. M.
Content: On cover: Photograph of W. H. Anstead.
Content: On cover: Moon over the bayou. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by Robert Emmett MacAlarney ; music by Henry Stanley Haskins.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): de8b2f10-c597-012f-30ee-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down by the bayou, in old Alabam" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ea935a4-39e9-4002-e040-e00a1806600e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down by the bayou, in old Alabam" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ea935a4-39e9-4002-e040-e00a1806600e

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Down by the bayou, in old Alabam Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ea935a4-39e9-4002-e040-e00a1806600e

Wikipedia Citation

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Down by the bayou, in old Alabam